The Houseboats of Amsterdam

On a late April visit to Amsterdam, Jane and I discovered the Houseboat Museum, and were struck by the parallels between the Dutch waterfront community and our own. The museum is housed in the Hendrika Maria, a former freighter, built in 1914. Until the 1960s the boat primarily transported sand... Read more

Status Quo for RBRA

At their April meeting, the Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) decided on the general direction in dealing with the anchor-out vessels in Richardson’s Bay. Previously, they had delineated four possible options to choose from: Option #1) Enforce existing time limits on all vessels Option #2)  Manage vessels arriving in Richardson’s Bay... Read more

Creativity Aboard the Vallejo

It may seem odd to travel to Sonoma for an exhibition about the heyday of the ferry Vallejo, but that’s where you can go to see the exhibition Ship of Dreams: Artists, Poets and Visionaries of the S.S. Vallejo from April 28 to June 10. A collaboration between the Sonoma Valley Museum of Arts... Read more

Spring City Wide Yard Sale Apr 21

The Basics Saturday, April 21 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. MLK parking lot and basketball courts Entrance will be on Ebbtide Avenue (follow the signs) Free to the public Over 90 booths Sellers Wanted Registration for booths opens on Monday, March 12 at 9:00 a.m. To register, call (415) 289-4152, or come in... Read more

Get Ready Sausalito: April 14

On Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., the Southern Marin Fire Protection District will be hosting Get Ready Sausalito, a community disaster preparedness meeting at the Bay Model, 2100 Bridgeway. Get Ready Sausalito will provide residents with simple steps they can take to prepare for any type of... Read more

Emphasis on Private Tours for 2018 – How You Can Help

In the absence of our large Annual Tour this year, the FHA has set a goal of conducting 10 smaller Private Tours for groups of 20 to 40 attendees. So far three have been conducted, three are scheduled for April and July, with inquiries for three more. The Private Tours... Read more

More Homes Get Free Smoke Alarms

On March 17, 117 ten-year smoke alarms were installed in 47 floating homes. These free alarms were provided and installed by the American Red Cross of the Bay Area. If you missed this opportunity and would still like alarms for your home, contact Flo Hoylman or Ali Johnston. They can... Read more

New Patrol Boat for Richardson Bay

The Southern Marin Fire Protection District is acquiring a new state-of-the-art fireboat, which will be berthed at Pelican Yacht Harbor, across from the Sausalito Fire Station. It will be able to operate in as little as three feet of water and respond to emergencies in our community within 5-6 minutes.... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – March 2018

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE MARCH BOARD MEETING: The FHA website upgrade continues. High resolution photos will be posted, and the site will be more accessible on mobile devices.... Read more

Free Smoke Alarm Installation Mar 17

Over 40 residents have signed up to have free 10-year smoke alarms installed by the Red Cross this Saturday, March 17. If you’ve signed up, be prepared to have someone at your home between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Red Cross volunteers will try to contact you before coming... Read more